Temple Wonders

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Candi Naga, part of the Candi Panataran in Blitar. A snake-like dragon circles the top of the candi. It is said that this dragon helped the gods by spinning Semeru Mountain and creating holy water.

Candi Naga, part of the Candi Panataran in Blitar. A snake-like dragon circles the top of the candi. It is said that this dragon helped the gods by spinning Semeru Mountain and creating holy water.

Meticulous work of the Indonesian ancestors more than a thousand years ago. Arjuna temple on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Meticulous work of the Indonesian ancestors more than a thousand years ago. Arjuna temple on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

a relief on one of the Arjuna temples, Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

a relief on one of the Arjuna temples, Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

A stupa of Borobudur temple up close, Central Java.

A stupa of Borobudur temple up close, Central Java.

Arjuna temples on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Arjuna temples on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Prambanan temple as the background of Ramayana dance. The most magnificent backdrop we've seen on any live dance performances!   Yogyakarta.

Prambanan temple as the background of Ramayana dance. The most magnificent backdrop we've seen on any live dance performances! Yogyakarta.

Watching sunrise from across the Borobudur Temple, on Setumbu Hill. Magelang, Central Java.

Watching sunrise from across the Borobudur Temple, on Setumbu Hill. Magelang, Central Java.

More stupas at Borobudur temple, Magelang, Central Java.

More stupas at Borobudur temple, Magelang, Central Java.


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Nagashila, a stone cut carving representing the snake Gods are typically found under a Peepal tree outside most (South) Indian temples. Typically its a set of three idols containing first one as Adi seshu, second one Naga raja with snakes in his hands as amution and a third one has a pair of snakes.

Nagashila, a stone cut carving representing the snake Gods are typically found under a Peepal tree outside most (South) Indian temples. Typically its a set of three idols containing first one as Adi seshu, second one Naga raja with snakes in his hands as amution and a third one has a pair of snakes.

Knossos temple snake pits in front of the temple; they are devoted to Demeter and Persephone

Knossos temple snake pits in front of the temple; they are devoted to Demeter and Persephone

Reconstruction of Winged Isis, Temple of Isis, Island of Philae, Aswan, Egypt

Reconstruction of Winged Isis, Temple of Isis, Island of Philae, Aswan, Egypt

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Temple of ‘Maa Mansha’ Hindu Snake Goddess at Dhanuka village in Shariatpur, Bangladesh June 1, 2007

Temple of ‘Maa Mansha’ Hindu Snake Goddess at Dhanuka village in Shariatpur, Bangladesh June 1, 2007

tiny grown crystal structures are textile pattern, with two different levels of translation

tiny grown crystal structures are textile pattern, with two different levels of translation

Naga emerging from the mouth of a Makara in the style of a Chinese dragon

Naga emerging from the mouth of a Makara in the style of a Chinese dragon

snake skin

snake skin

Narasimha Swamy Temple, Karimanagar

Narasimha Swamy Temple, Karimanagar

Macro of snake skin shed © Brittaney Allen

Macro of snake skin shed © Brittaney Allen

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